Famous People Born On April 5th

People who are born on the 5th day of April fall under the first sign of the zodiac, Aries. Aries represents rebirth and realization of the self. Since, the sign represents the beginning of the Astrological year, individuals born under this sign like to be leaders. They display an assertive and extrovert nature. Aries is opposite of Libra (the Scales of Balance), which means Aries tend to exhibit a strong ego. They are self-contained and often selfish. The element for Aries is fire. Fire signs are physical and tend to respond through actions, rather than through emotion or intellect. All these qualities make Aries the best suited for handling projects and initiate activities.

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Lily James
(Portrayed Title Role in Movie 'Cinderella')
Lily James
111
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Esher

English actress, Lily James, was born into a family of prominent actors and developed an early interest in performing. She studied acting and made her debut as a TV actress in the early 2010s. Since then, she has become a popular face in Hollywood as well, having appeared in many hit films. She is the recipient of many awards. 

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Pharrell Williams
(Lead Vocalist of the of the Hip Hop Band ‘N.E.R.D’)
Pharrell Williams
38
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
Rapper-singer Pharrell Williams began his career with The Neptunes, the record-production duo he had formed with Chad Hugo. He was also part of the band N.E.R.D., as its lead vocalist. He is known for his Academy Award-nominated song Happy from the Despicable Me 2 soundtrack and his 13 Grammy wins.
 3 
Maisie Williams
(English Actress Who Portrayed Arya Stark on the HBO Series 'Game of Thrones')
Maisie Williams
73
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Bristol, England

English actress Maisie Williams shot to international fame with her debut role as Arya Stark in HBO’s medieval fantasy epic series Game of Thrones. She continued to entertain audience in the successive seasons of the series. Simultaneously, she has appeared in other projects like the movies, The Falling, The New Mutants , and the TV series, Doctor Who.

 4 
Gregory Peck
(One of the Reigning Actors of Classic Hollywood Cinema)
Gregory Peck
24
Birth Year: 1916
Birthplace: La Jolla, California, United States
Died: June 12, 2003

American actor Gregory Peck was one of the most famous movie stars between the 1940s and the 1960s. In 1999, Gregory Peck was ranked 12th in the Greatest Male Stars of Classic Hollywood Cinema list published by the American Film Institute. Also known for his humanitarian efforts, Gregory Peck was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1969.

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Bette Davis
(American Actress Who was Known for Playing Unsympathetic, Sardonic Characters)
Bette Davis
34
Birth Year: 1908
Birthplace: Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 6, 1989

Two-time Academy Award-winner Bette Davis, a prominent figure from the Golden Age of Hollywood, was known for playing unlikeable characters and her addiction to cigarettes both off and on screen. Fans loved her in All About Eve and Human Bondage. Bette was also the first female AFI Lifetime Achievement Award-winner.

 6 
Agnetha Faltskog
(Member of the Pop Group 'ABBA')
Agnetha Faltskog
37
Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Jönköping, Sweden
Swedish singer Agnetha Fältskog was part of the iconic pop group ABBA, along with her husband, Bjorn Ulvaeus. After the group disbanded, Fältskog launched a solo career and also appeared in a film. She released an album in 2004, after a 16-year hiatus, and then again in 2013.
 7 
Hayley Atwell
(Actress)
Hayley Atwell
36
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
 8 
Booker T. Washington
(American Educator Who was the Dominant Leader of the African-American Community Between 1890 and 1915)
Booker T. Washington
34
Birth Year: 1856
Birthplace: Westlake Corner, Virginia, United States
Died: November 14, 1915
Booker T. Washington was born into slavery but rose to be an advisor to many U.S. presidents and also became the director of the Tuskegee Institute. His Atlanta Compromise, initially accepted and later rejected by black leaders, urged the blacks to work for their freedom through education and not revolt.
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Charlotte Flair
(Professional Wrestler and First Woman to Headline a WWE Pay-Per-View Event)
Charlotte Flair
26
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Charlotte Flair, daughter of wrestler Ric Flair, is also known as “Nature Girl.” Apart from winning the 2014 NXT Women's Championship, she has also won the Raw Women's Championship four times and the SmackDown Women's Championship five times. She was also the first lady to headline a WWE pay-per-view event.
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Colin Powell
(The First African-American Secretary of State)
Colin Powell
61
Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: October 18, 2021

A veteran politician who served as the 65th United States Secretary of State, Colin Powell was the first African-American Secretary of State. A member of the Republican Party, he was an army man prior to entering politics. He was a  four-star general at the time of his retirement. After leaving politics, he pursued a career as a public speaker.

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Sterling K. Brown
(Known for His Role in the TV Series ‘The People V. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story’)
Sterling K. Brown
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Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Sterling K. Brown is best known as Christopher Darden from The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story and Randall Pearson from This Is Us. Named to TIME 100, he also became the first Black actor to win the Golden Globe for the “Best Actor in a TV Drama.” 
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Spencer Tracy
(One of the Greatest Actors of Hollywood's Golden Age)
Spencer Tracy
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Birth Year: 1900
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Died: June 10, 1967

One of the most popular actors of classical Hollywood cinema, Spencer Tracy was known for his versatility, which helped him win two successive Oscars for Best Actor. In 1999, he was ranked the ninth greatest male star of Hollywood's Golden Age by the American Film Institute. Tracy is widely regarded as one of the finest actors of the 20th century.

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Akira Toriyama
(Japanese Manga Artist)
Akira Toriyama
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Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture
Died: March 1, 2024

Akira Toriyama is a Japanese character designer and manga artist. The creator of one of the most popular manga series of all time, Dragon Ball, Akira Toriyama is widely considered one of the most influential artists to have changed the history of manga; his creation Dragon Ball is often cited as a source of inspiration by several manga artists.

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Zak Bagans
(Television Personality)
Zak Bagans
16
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Washington, D.C.
Zachary Bagans is best known as the host of the Travel Channel paranormal series Ghost Adventures and its spin-off, Ghost Adventures: Aftershocks. He was also part of the show Deadly Possessions and worked as a museum operator. He has also authored books, including a bestseller co-written with Kelly Crigger.
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Thomas Hobbes
(English Philosopher and One of the Founders of Modern Political Philosophy)
Thomas Hobbes
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Birth Year: 1588
Birthplace: Westport, Wiltshire, England
Died: December 4, 1679

Thomas Hobbes was an English philosopher. Widely regarded as the co-founder of modern political philosophy, Hobbes is best known for his influential book Leviathan. Apart from political philosophy, Thomas Hobbes also contributed immensely to various other fields, such as ethics, theology, geometry, history, and jurisprudence.

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Krista Allen
(Actress and Stand-up Comedian Known for Her Television Series ‘Days of Our Lives’ and ‘Baywatch Hawaii’)
Krista Allen
10
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Ventura, California, United States
Krista Allen is best known for playing Billie Reed in the series Days of Our Lives. She also played the titular role in the erotic movie series Emmanuelle in Space. She has also been part of films such as Liar Liar and series such as Significant Mother
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Yassine Bounou
(Moroccan Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Goalkeeper)
Yassine Bounou
15
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
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Cody Christian
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Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Portland, Maine, United States
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Juicy J
(Rapper, Songwriter)
Juicy J
19
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: North Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee

Rapper Juicy J, younger brother of rapper Project Pat, established the hip-hop Three 6 Mafia, which delivered the Academy Award-winning track It's Hard out Here for a Pimp. Juicy J was also nominated for a Grammy for his and Katy Perry’s chartbusting track Dark Horse. He went solo later.

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Frank Gorshin
6
Birth Year: 1933
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: May 17, 2005
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Max Gail
(Actor)
Max Gail
5
Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
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Thylane Blondeau
(French Model and Actress Who was Titled ‘Most Beautiful Girl in The World’ in 2007)
Thylane Blondeau
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Birth Year: 2001
Birthplace: Aix-en-Provence, France

Known for her chiseled face, blue eyes, and full lips, French model Thylane Blondeau was no stranger to fame as a kid, being the daughter of footballer Patrick Blondeau and actor Véronika Loubry. She began modeling for Jean Paul Gaultier at 4 and later campaigned for brands such as L'Oréal.

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Shin Min-a
(Actress & Model)
Shin Min-a
21
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Yatap-dong

Shin Min-a is a South Korean actress and model who had the reputation of being the highest-paid endorser in her country. She has starred in popular television series like A Love to Kill, Arang and the Magistrate and Tomorrow, With You, and has won numerous awards for her acting prowess. She has appeared in several music videos and featured in the T Magazine.

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Michael Moriarty
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Birth Year: 1941
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
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Albert R. Broccoli
(American Producer Known for His Work on the 'James Bond' Films)
Albert R. Broccoli
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Birth Year: 1909
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Died: June 27, 1996
Producer Albert R. Broccoli, or Cubby, is best remembered for his work on several James Bond films, such as From Russia with Love and Goldfinger. He was honored with the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award for his contribution to films. He was also a horse-racing expert.
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Judith Resnik
(Engineer)
Judith Resnik
8
Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, United States
Died: January 28, 1986

Judith Resnik was an American software engineer, electrical engineer, pilot, biomedical engineer, and NASA astronaut. She was the fourth woman and the first Jewish woman in space, logging 145 hours in orbit. Resnik, who died during the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster in 1986, received several posthumous honors. Judith Resnik’s life and career inspired the 1990 TV movie Challenger.

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Joseph Lister
(British Medical Scientist and a Pioneer in the Field of Antiseptic Medicine and Surgery)
Joseph Lister
3
Birth Year: 1827
Birthplace: Upton House, West Ham, England
Died: February 10, 1912

British surgeon Joseph Lister was a pioneer of antiseptic medicine usage and made a huge contribution to the development of preventive medicine for bacterial infection. His achievements have been honored by many, such as the makers of Listerine antiseptic and mouthwash, who named their product after him.

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Tina Kunakey
(Model, Vincent Cassel’s Wife)
Tina Kunakey
15
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Toulouse

Tina Kunakey is a French model. As a young woman, she signed a contract with Mad Models Management, a Spanish modeling agency, and took part in many assignments. She has also appeared in a few TV series and music videos. She is married to actor Vincent Cassel and has one child with him.

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Nigel Hawthorne
(Actor)
Nigel Hawthorne
6
Birth Year: 1929
Birthplace: Coventry, England
Died: December 26, 2001
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Daniel Caesar
(Singer, Musician)
Daniel Caesar
6
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Walter Huston
(One of the Modern Theater's Greatest Actors)
Walter Huston
7
Birth Year: 1883
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: April 7, 1950

Walter Huston was a Canadian singer and actor. He is best remembered for his portrayal of Howard in the 1948 American Western film The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, which earned him an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor. Walter Huston was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame a decade after his death.

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Gale Storm
(Actress)
Gale Storm
6
Birth Year: 1922
Birthplace: Bloomington, Texas, United States
Died: June 27, 2009
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John Le Mesurier
(English Actor)
John Le Mesurier
5
Birth Year: 1912
Birthplace: Bedford, Bedfordshire, England, UK
Died: November 15, 1983
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Melvyn Douglas
(American Actor Who was Among One of the Few Performers to Win 'Triple Crown of Acting')
Melvyn Douglas
5
Birth Year: 1901
Birthplace: Macon, Georgia, United States
Died: August 4, 1981

Melvyn Douglas was an American actor who achieved popularity in the 1930s. Over the course of his illustrious acting career, Douglas won two Academy Awards, a Tony Award, and an Emmy Award, becoming one of the few actors to achieve the Triple Crown of Acting. Melvyn Douglas also won several other awards, including the prestigious Golden Globe Award. 

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Robert Smalls
(Politician)
Robert Smalls
8
Birth Year: 1839
Birthplace: Beaufort, South Carolina, United States
Died: February 23, 1915
 36 
Paula Cole
(Singer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Record producer, Composer)
Paula Cole
2
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Rockport
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Herbert von Karajan
(Austrian Conductor and Former Principal Conductor of the 'Berlin Philharmonic')
Herbert von Karajan
9
Birth Year: 1908
Birthplace: Salzburg, Austria
Died: July 16, 1989

The principal conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic for over 3 decades, Herbert von Karajan was a piano prodigy in childhood. Though a Nazi Party member, he later claimed he had not been too keen on joining the party. The three-time Grammy winner was also an avid sports lover.

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Mitch Pileggi
(Actor)
Mitch Pileggi
4
Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, USA
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Franklin Chang Díaz
(Former NASA Astronaut, Founder and CEO of ‘Ad Astra Rocket Company’)
Franklin Chang Díaz
8
Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica

Franklin Chang Díaz is a Costa Rican American physicist, mechanical engineer, and former NASA astronaut. He is credited with founding the Ad Astra Rocket Company where he currently serves as the CEO. On May 5, 2012, Franklin Chang Díaz was inducted into the NASA Astronaut Hall of Fame.

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Pop Warner
(American Football coach)
Pop Warner
3
Birth Year: 1871
Birthplace: New York, United States
Died: September 7, 1954
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Stewart Lee
(Writer, Comedian, Actor)
Stewart Lee
1
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Wellington
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Greg Mathis
(Judge)
Greg Mathis
8
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA
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Arthur Hailey
(Writer, Novelist, Screenwriter)
Arthur Hailey
2
Birth Year: 1920
Birthplace: Luton
Died: November 24, 2004
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Andrea Arnold
(English Filmmaker and Former Actress)
Andrea Arnold
0
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Dartford, United Kingdom
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Robert Bloch
(Writer)
Robert Bloch
0
Birth Year: 1917
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: September 23, 1994
 46 
Phil Wickham
(Songwriter)
Phil Wickham
1
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States
 47 
Oliver Luck
(Business executive, American football player)
Oliver Luck
2
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
 48 
David Holland
(Drummer)
David Holland
2
Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: Northampton, England
Died: January 16, 2018
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Sir Tom Finney
(Football player)
Sir Tom Finney
0
Birth Year: 1922
Birthplace: Preston, England
Died: February 14, 2014
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Deniz Baysal
(Actress)
Deniz Baysal
3
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: İzmir, Turkey

Personality Traits & Characteristics Of Famous People Born On April 5th   

Personality
People born specifically on April 5 are free spirited, innovators and very friendly. This precise day bestows sharp intellect, honesty and a critical creative eye. Generally, people born on April 5 are open-minded; which makes it easy for them to get along with others. These people present themselves with great self-confidence. At times, these personalities can be viewed as a bit egotistical, but extremely likable. Individuals, born on the 5th day of April, tend to have high levels of concentration and a strong focus. This focus can be attributed to the abundance of determination and energy.

Health
Aries born on April 5 are healthy, generally because of their optimistic attitude and desire to look fit. These individuals are very active than most and eat healthy; so weight-watching is usually not a concern. In spite of the fact that, these people rarely fall sick, they are prone to migraine headaches. Therefore, sufficient fluid intake is necessary. The people born on this day do care about what others think of their appearance and looks, but it is highly discouraged as it is not beneficial to their overall wellbeing. They must not take any unnecessary risks.

Finance
Aries born on this day find managing their finances fairly simple and rarely exhibit monetary concerns. They feel like they have complete control over their financial affairs. Even though, the stress of handling money is not a problem, they can have difficulty with saving, since they like to spend.

Career
People born on April 5 like new ideas and methods, so, they tend to choose careers that test their abilities on a consistent basis. Career choices such as sports, music, dance, theater, art or moviemaking would be the most suitable options. Those born on this day can also be successful entrepreneurs.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Upfront as these people are, they often tend to express their intentions and desires quite clearly. Theses qualities happen to be appealing to the opposite gender. It is common that, people born on April 5 have a difficult time opening up and sometimes have a tendency to be hard to reach romantically. It is known that, Aries have a great deal of respect for the opposite sex who exhibit personality traits such as independence and confidence. Aries has great charm, so it may be difficult to remain faithful in a monogamous relationship. They are most compatible with Aries, Leo and Sagittarius. They also make loving, but somewhat demanding parents. April 5 natives have great ambitions for their children.

Trivia:
Lucky Colors: Silver & Orange
Lucky Numbers: 5 & 9
Lucky Days (of The Week): Tuesday
Lucky Days (of the Month): 5th, 6th & 9th